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Engaging Youth in Family Philanthropy: Learn, Talk and rolePLAY with Your Family’s Future Philanthropists

When: 
Sunday, February 22, 2015
1:00pm - 3:00pm PST
Where: 
Goldhirsh Foundation located at the GOOD Corps offices
6380 Wilshire Blvd., 15th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Are you interested in engaging young family members in the work of your foundation? Bring a small group of your family’s adults and youth (ages 8-21) together with other philanthropic families for a Sunday afternoon of fun, exploration, and learning! 
 
This is a wonderful opportunity to meet other families with similar interests, learn more about who you are as a philanthropic family, and have candid conversations between generations on how you can support one another.
 
You’ll leave with a network of peers who are engaging youth in philanthropy, an understanding of your developing philanthropic identity, and insights from rich conversations across the generations that can be used back home and with other family or foundation friends.      
 
The session will be facilitated by SCG member Annie Hernandez, Executive Director of the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation and a co-founder of Youth Philanthropy Connect. Annie is an expert in engaging youth in family philanthropy efforts.
 
The session will also serve as a sneak peek focus group that will explore rolePLAY, a new tool that leverages play to illuminate your inner leader and what opportunities and challenges you face.  rolePLAY is being developed by 21/64, a nonprofit consulting practice specializing in next generation and multi-generational philanthropy. This is one of six exclusive focus groups happening around the country, and insights collected at this session will help hone the tool for final production.  
 
The design and development of 21/64’s rolePLAY tool has been partially funded by SCG member The Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation and their project Youth Philanthropy Connect.  
 
About the Facilitator: 
 
Annie Hernandez (@anniehernandez)
Executive Director, Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation (@FCFoxFamFound) and Youth Philanthropy Connect (@EngagingYouth)
Annie Hernandez joined the staff of the Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation in 2012, coming from The Lumpkin Family Foundation, a co-founding partner of Youth Philanthropy Connect. She leads the Youth Philanthropy Connect efforts and supports the Board and Junior Board in their grantmaking efforts. Previously, as a Program Director at The Lumpkin Family Foundation, Hernandez led next generation initiatives and developed the Good Works Connect network of nonprofits in Illinois.
 
Hernandez is committed to capacity building for the nonprofit sector. Her prior experience includes roles in public and nonprofit organizations, including a management support organization, the State of Indiana’s Rural Affairs, the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership at the University of Georgia (where she was a faculty member with the Community Leadership Association), and Fiesta Indianapolis, Inc. where she was its first Executive Director. She received the inaugural Young and Emerging Capacity Builder Award from the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, and was Indiana’s delegate to the Nonprofit Congress. Hernandez earned her MS in Agricultural, Environmental Communication and Education at the University of Illinois, and her BS from Texas A&M University. She is currently finishing her dissertation on networked nonprofits for a PhD in Leadership and Change Management from Antioch University. 
 

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Fee:
No cost to participate

Registration:
To register your group, email Adele Lee with the name, title, and affiliation of each group member. Please include the specfic age of any youth (age 8-21) participant.

Who May Participate:
Current SCG family foundation members and non-members eligible for SCG membership. ***Please note that groups of up to 4 are preferred, with at least one family member in the youth (8-21) age range.***

 

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